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La Scala Takes Quality Italian to This Barren Stretch of Santa Monica

City Guide Los Angeles June 20, 2018 0 Comments

La Scala, The Habit, and Luna Grill should be open by the end of 2018 Santa Monica is known for a dense selection of restaurants, especially closer to the ocean, but the corridor surrounding Wilshire between Berkeley and Stanford Avenues is a bit of dead zone. And while many will rejoice upon hearing that La Scala’s newest location headed to…

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Artist Pays Tribute to Anthony Bourdain With New Santa Monica Mural

City Guide Los Angeles June 18, 2018 0 Comments

Jonas Never revealed the painting at the upcoming Gramercy bar One of LA’s most prolific artists paid a stunning tribute to Anthony Bourdain on June 15. The 13-foot-tall mural is painted on the side of Santa Monica’s new Gramercy bar. Jonas Never revealed the mural last Friday, which is visible from both Wilshire and 25th Street. The famous and beloved…

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Jonathan Gold Drops an Early Rave Review for Bavel

City Guide Los Angeles June 18, 2018 0 Comments

No flaws for Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis’s Bestia follow up This week, Jonathan Gold shares his thoughts on Bavel, not even two months after Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis’ blockbuster opening. Throughout the entireity of the review, Gold hardly utters a negative comment about the Bestia founders’ sophomore effort, but he does say that the restaurant can get pretty…

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Roy Choi Officially Drops Out of All Projects at Koreatown’s Line Hotel

City Guide Los Angeles June 15, 2018 0 Comments

The Sydell Group is going in a different direction Chef Roy Choi is out at the Line Hotel in Koreatown. The longtime overseer of all things food and beverage for the Sydell Group property just announced his departure on Instagram. Rumors have been swirling for months about Choi’s departure from the property, but Choi and the Sydell Group both refused…

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Tesse Delivers Sleek European Sensibilities to West Hollywood

City Guide Los Angeles June 15, 2018 0 Comments

An exclusive first look at Bill Chait’s return to Los Angeles Say hello to Tesse, a new dining establishment perched atop Sunset Blvd at the end of La Cienega Boulevard, an area long considered one of LA’s toughest places to open a restaurant. Bill Chait credits Night + Market for elevating the area’s scene, though others like Eveleigh, The Church…

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